Sebi reduces minimum subscription requirement for REITs, InvITs

REITs have to offer their units in lots worth at least Rs 50,000 in initial and follow on public offers.

Apr 24, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Sebi proposes relaxed norms for REITs, InvITs to increase access to investors

Under the proposal, minimum allotment and trading lot for publicly issued REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and InvITs (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) will be reduced.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Sebi notifies norms allowing REITs, InvITs to issue bonds

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has also amended the definition of valuer for both REITs and InvITs.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Sebi board to take stock of suspected shell cos on Monday

Those under scanner include over 300 listed companies as also hundreds of unlisted entities and individuals, suspected to be misusing the stock exchange platform for tax evasion, among other wrongdoings, a senior official said.

Sep 17, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

Pension fund now has more investment options with InvITs

Pension fund managers will now have more investment options, with InvITs finally becoming a reality after two years and REITs in the offing.

May 21, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

RBI permits banks to invest in REITs and InvITs

The Reserve Bank on Thursday allowed banks to invest in Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), a move that will help revive the cash-starved infrastructure sector.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

REITS to come up in 12-14 months: Knight Frank

The real estate investment trusts (REITs) are likely to kick off in the next 12-14 months helped largely by liberalised regulatory norms and demonetisation, leading property consultant Knight Frank on Friday said.

Mar 24, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

Mutual funds can now invest in REITs, InvITs: Sebi

To make real estate and infrastructure investment trusts more attractive for investors, regulator Sebi has notified norms allowing mutual funds to invest their money in such entities.

Feb 16, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Private equity inflows in realty touch 9-year high at Rs 39,900 crore in 2016

Private equity investments in the real estate sector increased by 26 percent during 2016 and touched a nine-year high of nearly Rs 40,000 crore, according to property consultant Cushman & Wakefield.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

SEBI gives nod to mutual funds investment in REITs, InvITs

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) board, which has been looking at ways to attract more investors, has allowed mutual funds to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) that have been classified as hybrid instruments.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

SEBI to allow mutual funds to invest in REITs, InvITs

Indian mutual funds will be allowed to invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), the market regulator said on Saturday, a move aimed at boosting investor interest in such alternative investments.

Jan 14, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

Sebi proposes fresh relaxation for REITs, InvITs norms

Markets regulator Sebi on Friday decided to further relax in norms for REITs and InvITs in a bid to make these instruments more attractive for raising capital.

Sep 23, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

Sebi likely to ease out regulations for REITs and InvITs

With an aim to give capital markets a big push, regulator Sebi is likely to ease out regulations for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), this month.

Sep 08, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Sebi eases REIT norms to attract investors, realtors

With an aim to make REITs more attractive to investors and real estate players, markets regulator Sebi on Friday decided to relax its norms to allow these Trusts to invest more in under-construction assets and have a larger number of sponsors.

Jun 17, 2016, 20:08 PM IST

Sebi to consider proposals to relax Real Estate Investment Trusts norms

 To deepen Indian capital markets, regulator Sebi's board will consider proposals, on Friday, for relaxed norms for REITs and an easier set of compliance rules for foreign fund managers keen to relocate to India.

Jun 17, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Sebi expects REITs, startup listings to pick up in FY17

Sebi is also gearing up for significant steps to deepen the corporate bond market to develop a market-based financing framework for companies, while it also expects instruments like Muni Bonds and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InVITs) to get a leg-up in financial year 2016-17, beginning April 1.

Mar 20, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

DDT exemption will pave way for REITs launch: Experts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's proposed removal of dividend distribution tax has received a thumbs-up from the real estate sector which has been looking for a clarity to launch Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) for raising funds.

Feb 29, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Budget 2016: Exempt REITs from DDT, stamp duty, says CBRE

Real Estate Investment Trusts should be exempted from the dividend distribution tax and stamp duties in the upcoming Union Budget so as to make them attractive to domestic and foreign investors, says property consultant CBRE.

Feb 17, 2016, 17:15 PM IST

REITs to start functioning shortly: FinMin

Finance Ministry Monday said it expects newly-created business structures REITs to start functioning shortly, a move which will give a boost to the realty sector.

Oct 05, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Investor interest high in REITs but tax hurdles persist: ICRA

Even as the government's policy measures have bolstered investor interest in real estate investment trusts (REITs), lack of clarity on the tax structure remains a matter of concern, ICRA said Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 20:50 PM IST